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Video: Fishing With Joe in the Sea Otter Pond, Episode Six

Casting a line in the Sea Otter pond was a first for longtime festival attendee Gabe Schroder. Watch the latest episode of Fishing With Joe to see if beginner’s luck helped him in reel in the big one.

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Mechanic Mondays

01.31.2011

For the fourth installment of Mechanic Mondays Squirrel shows you how to install Truvativ’s X0 cranks and bottom bracket.

Riding Giro’s New Xar Helmet

01.30.2011

Giro’s Xar, and evolution of the massively popular Xen helmet is now available in bike shops (It’s scheduled to be on Giro.com on 4/1/11). The helmet has improved fit with its new “Roc Loc 5″ retention system and is massively breathable with its 17 large vents. MSRP is $130. Check out Giro’s Xen mirosite here: […]

Chain Smoke – Opening Sequence

01.26.2011

The sport has come a long way since 1996, but you’ve got to admit this is still a pretty rad opening sequence.

Morewood’s Split Pivot and Eccentric-Pivot Bikes

01.26.2011

Words: Ryan LaBar Photos: Joseph Espiritu Over the past weekend at the second race in Fontana’s Winter Series Bike got a peak at some new stuff coming out of Morewood’s South African HQ. The Izimu has a neat feature packed into its single pivot suspension. The pivot is actually eccentric, allowing riders to adjust the […]

From Steel: The Making of a Soulcraft

01.25.2011

A nice look inside the Soulcraft Carage.

Mechanic Mondays

01.24.2011

For the third installment of Mechanic Mondays, Squirrel shows you how to rebuild Crankbrothers’ Candy 3 pedals using the Crankbrothers Pedal Rebuild Kit. The rebuild kit retails for $15–a worthwhile cost to keep your investment spinning smoothly.

Cam McCaul 3-Whip and Flip-Whip

01.23.2011

McCaul @CamMcCaul tweeted this: Feels good 2 fling my harder tricks again. Lil vid from yesterday. Maybe do more 2day! (link to video above)

Unit Farm Jam 2011

01.19.2011

The Unit Farm Jam, a flurry of BMX, MTB and MX competitions, is set to go and scheduled for February 26, 2011 in Southland, New Zealand. The Jam’s fields of well-sculpted jumps draws the likes of X-Games medalists and amateurs alike. With this much cross-over and mingling, and some big names rumored to be showing […]

Rampage: Darren Berrecloth’s 360 Stepdown at 1000 fps

01.18.2011

Darren Berrecloth’s 360 stepdown in super-slow motion.

AT’s Showdown Mountain Bike Contest

01.18.2011

Andrew Taylor built a course with big jumps that would allow for some progression of the sport. Did progression happen? Well, Mike Montgomery took this opportunity to throw down 720s over the 35ft jump, probably some of the biggest ever done on a bike.

Pro Town: Greenville Now Available

01.17.2011

Source: Pro Town Movie After two successful premieres, the action-sports documentary “Pro Town: Greenville” is now available. The 44-minute film illustrates how a small town in North Carolina became the epicenter of competitive BMX. From Dave Mirra and Ryan Nyquist to Ryan Guettler and Colin Winkelmann, the film shows how this incredible scene came to […]

Mechanic Mondays

01.17.2011

Welcome to the second edition of Mechanic Mondays. There comes a time when a mechanic needs to improvise. In this case it was not having the manufacturer’s bleed kit. For this week Squirrel shows you how to bleed Shimano’s Saint Brakes with a mix match of different bleed kit parts. NOTE: Using the manufacturer’s specific […]

We’re Trying to Find One of These for Chopper

01.16.2011

Hey Chopper, look what we found: A cure for anyone without the wheelie gene.

Thomas Vanderham Signs with Rocky Mountain Bikes

01.14.2011

Source: Rocky Mountain Rocky Mountain Bicycles recently announced the signing of freeride mountain bike star Thomas Vanderham. The 26-year-old North Vancouver native, who built his iconic status with Rocky Mountain, will return to the Vancouver-based brand for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. “The name Thomas Vanderham speaks for itself in the world of mountain biking […]

2010 World Cup Downhill Highlights

01.13.2011

Some rad highlights of the 2010 downhill World Cup, featuring Sam Blenkinsop, Fabien Cousinié, Shaun O’Connor and Florent Payet.

Riding Tips Video: Lars N’ Bars – Episode 1

01.06.2011

Source: Transition Bikes Transition Bikes is proud to release their new video series Lars N Bars, a laid back how-to video series featuring pro downhill rider Lars Sternberg. The series will focus on all types of riding from XC to DH and show you tips and skills that will help make you become a more […]

Mechanic Mondays

01.06.2011

For the first edition of Bike magazine’s Mechanic Mondays, Squirrel will run though how to shorten the brake hose of Shimano’s Saint disc brake. Next week, Squirrel will show you how to perform a brake bleed on Shimano’s Saint stoppers. NOTE: We know it’s not Monday, but due to this week’s site revamp, we will […]

Montgomery and T. McCaul – Pool Jumping and Learning 1080s

12.31.2010

Two of the sport’s rising stars throwing down. Mike Montgomery nearly pulled the 1080, but, when the guys adjusted the ramp, some nasty weather (that storm that soaked California) rolled in and put the damper on it. Stay tuned to Bike and see what happens when the ground dries out. It ought to make you […]

Video: Sterling Lorence – Follow Me Slide Show

12.29.2010

Sterling Lorence – Follow Me Slide Show from Anthill Films on Vimeo. Here is a slideshow of some stills Sterling Lorence took during the shooting of Anthill Films’ Follow Me. It’s art. Read the interview with Lorence at ridemonkey.com.

Video: Rock The Cariboo

12.27.2010

This video has a little bit of everything: epic dirt-surfing, rad flow trails, big hits and even motos, guns and fireworks. Really, what’s not to like? For stories from the riders in this video check out the article from our friends at ridemonkey.com.

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